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. >> as for the website, government officials now say healthcare.gov will go offline temporarily on a daily basis to fix its ongoing issues. so kind of like a highway construction project as i try to drive into work every night. edward snowden's pleas for clemency are falling on deaf ears here in the u.s.. he tried making his case in a german magazine titled manifesto for the truth, he writes in part throws who speak the truth are not committing a crime. citizens have to fight against the suppression of information about affairs of essential importance for the public. we have a moral duty to ensure that our laws and values limit surveillance programs and protect human rights. lawmakers from both parties say snowden far from a hero. >> he had an opportunity if what he was was a whistleblower to pick up the phone and call the house intelligence committee and say, look, i have information you ought to see. and we would certainly see him and we would have looked at that information. that didn't happen. >> he needs to come back ck andn up. we can have those conversations. you don't do it by committing a crim
. the trouble with the healthcare website and the promise to fix it. going too far. members of congress send a message to the nsa. what about the spying on allies? plus... wall street record. stocks to all all time high. invasion of the locust. >> we begin with pay policy jeez and anger over the affordable care act. the first time since the problematic rollout four weeks ago, the obama administration is apologizing but that did little to ease the outrage on capitol hill. mike viqueira is standing by >> reporter: it's gone from a proud moment to an embarrassing episode for president obama and his administration. now, a top official concedes it's about more than just glitches. >> at first, they blamed unexpected volume, calling it a sign of public enthusiasm. now, four weeks into launch, the official in charge of the website offered this: >> to the millions of americans who have attempted to use healthcare.gov to shop and enroll in healthcare coverage, i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. >> that isn't good enough for republicans who say the faults
healthcare.gov, which is great news. unfortunately, the site was only to handle six users at a time. have you tried restarting your computer? sometimes it helps to turn the computer off and then turn it back on. we don't know why, it just does. >> you know, if it were just that easy, jonathan, but kathleen sebelius is going to be in the hot seat later this week. how does she get in front of this to try to defend the disastrous rollout, i think is fair to say, the fact that they knew that october 1st was coming. it's almost as if they didn't know that date was a realistic one. >> it is a disaster. all she needs to do is just get out of there alive, basically. it's not going to go well no matter what happens. but i think while congresswoman ellmers raises some good questions that will be posed to secretary sebelius that she needs to answer because this is a fiasco right now, we need to distinguish between those who want to fix obama care and those who want to destroy obama care. and congresswoman ellmers and her colleagues in the republican party are not asking questions with the intent of maki
much. the healthcare.gov website has a new look. gone is the woman that's been the face of the website for these weeks. she's been replaced by new four ways to get coverage link perhaps being more direct in helping people navigate the website. this is to emphasize more ways for people to sign up for the health care. however, the change is basically cosmetic. it follows the latest problems with the site, the part that verified information for people applying for insurance went down yesterday. they are blaming a technical problem by verizon, which operates the federal data hub. wednesday is shaping up tore quite a critical day. that is when president obama will take the push for enrollment to massachusetts and also when health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will testify about the problems with the website. renee elmers of north carolina is one of the committee members who will committee is sebelius. >> why did she repeatedly tell us by that october 1st, that website would be ready to go, that every american would be able to come on? i also want to understand, who did what
after healthcare.gov went down over the weekend adding fuel to the criticism and more fodder for snl. >> i have a number of friendly tips to help you deal with those problems. for example, have you tried restarting your computer. sometimes it helps to turn the computer off and turn it back on. we don't know why. it just does. >> poetic license, the literally legend maya angelou joins us this hour. children's love for books. >> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. edward snowden's leaks keep coming faster than the white house can even respond. over the weekend the nsa claimed president obama had no idea angela merkel's personal cell phone was tapped back since 2002. so how credible is that denial? joining me now is chuck todd nbc's white house correspondent, political director and host of "the daily rundown." "new york times" white house correspondent mark landler who had a fascinating interview with national security adviser susan rice. that was in the sunday times. mark, first to you. this white house denial that the president even knew about the snowden leaks regarding ange
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developments for us. >> there is even more than that. the latest salvo over healthcare.gov came just this afternoon when three house republicans slammed health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius for blaming problems with the rollout on the government shutdown. but the latest issue with the website wasn't political at all. it was another big technical problem over the weekend that only got fixed today. is it working or not? 27 days after it was supposed to be open for business, the healthcare.gov website crashed again over the weekend. it was up and running again on monday. the administration blames this latest problem on one of the 56 contractors for the project, a subsidiary of verizon called terremark which was responsible for website capacity issues. >> the healthcare.gov technical team continued troubleshooting the issue with the online creation account process. >> reporter: meanwhile, the administration had other pressing problems. a triple threat on capitol hill. republican chairman darrell issa and his house reform and oversight committee wanted a slew of documents
at the bottom. the settlement you will hear more about throughout the day. healthcare.gov backup, the extended maintenance over the weekend, will the website ever overcome these technical hurdles and make obamacare successful long-term? dagen: don't you want to shop over the weekend? isn't that when it should be working with mark rich edson has more details. rich: it will be down from 1:00 a.m. until 5:00 a.m. so if you are up in the middle of the night not expect to sign on to healthcare.gov. congressional committees run by republicans on the hill are subpoenaing documents. when they were encouraging people to website wasn't working to call on the phone or submit paper applications, it really didn't matter. these documents are meeting notes from officials, one saying to instruct the navigators, helping fight insurance to use paper applications rather than go through the call center. later on they acknowledged they all go through the same portal, the phone calls and the website that wasn't working. allowing people to feel like they're moving forward in the process and provides another option a
on healthcare.gov has literally ground to a halt. >>> new spying allegations and report set to be published in el mundo newspaper,. >>> and syria sets a plan for getting rid of its chemical weapons. >>> and remember the life and legacy of rock pioneer lou reed who died today at the age of 71. >> it is one thing the health secretary praised about the obamacare website. but tonight the data hub has now gone down, halting online enrollment in all 50 states. just yesterday kathleen sebelius praised that as a highlight of ability. it's the latest in a series of problems plaguing healthcare.gov. verizon says it is seeking to solve that problem as soon as possible. other technology companies to identify and solve the root cause. she's set to testify before a house committee this week, sebelius will be in congress testifying this week. derrell issa says. >> if somebody doesn't leave, and there isn't a real restructuring not just a 60 days, somebody try fix it then he's missing the point of management 101 which is these people are to serve him well and they haven't. >> mississippi for one hoped to s
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who have attempted to use healthcare.gov to shop and enroll in health care coverage, i want to apologize to you the website has not worked as well as it should. we know how desperately you need affordable coverage. i want to assure you healthcare.gov can and will be fixed. we are working around the clock to deliver the experience that you deserve. we are seeing improvements each week. >> the medicare chief apologizing and acknowledging there have been major issues with the website. we'll have a live report from washington on today's hearing and new concerns that the president may have potentially misled the public on one aspect of the law. >> yeah, plus tonight, we'll have a special report on obama care for viewers in the united states. that's at 6:00 eastern. now, also in washington, the ever-growing firestorm over u.s. spying is about to come to a head. >> right. it's not just in washington. it's around the world. this has been making big news abroad. the directors of national intelligence and the nsa will testify on capitol hill today about u.s. surveillance at home and a
that. >> congressman, thank you for your time today. >> you bet, thank you. >>> parts of healthcare.gov will be taken offline for repair in a few hours. it's the focus of republicans in their weekly address. >> too many americans still cannot even access the online exchanges and for the few that have, they're experiencing sticker shock. the president told us that obama care is more than a website. i agree. it is more than just a website and the problems run far deeper than a few technological glitches. >> the obama administration says it is pulling out all the stops to try to fix healthcare.gov, including drafting experts from google and other tech firms to help patch up the ailing website, this as we learn that only six people signed up on the first day and 248 people by day two. let's bring in the chairman and ceo of e-health, handled more than 20 million visitors last year. good to see you. thanks for stopping by, gary. give us a sense of how this is more than a website? we have this graphic from xerox which lays out the exchanges. where do you think they got the rocky start here
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before congress to explain what's going on with healthcare.gov. they gave a preview of what to expect on the sunday shows. >> the president has been poorly served in the implementation of his own signature legislation. >> the incompetence in building this is staggering. >> the rollout is the least of the problem. the rollout looks like a disaster, but in my state, most ohioans are going to pay higher costs. >> but over the weekend it was bill clinton who fired back defending the law and the site. >> look at america today. we've got to implement this health care law. the computer deal will get fixed up, don't worry about that. everybody has forgotten, by the way, that when president george w. bush, a republican put that medicare part d drug program in, it was more unpopular than the health care law and they had terrible problems with the computers. >> over the weekend, yet another problem emerged with the site. a critical data center was shut down that's managed by verizon's terremark. it all comes as jeffrey zients promised healthcare.gov will be problem-free by the end of n
. healthcare.gov was knocked offline sunday along with the data hub that verifies eligibility for government subsidies. service was restored monday. as the health and human services department aims for a november 30th deadline to get the site fully operational, it's giving detailed updates on problems. the latest says, in part, we're also getting information on which parts of the application are causing the most errors, enabling us to prioritize what we fix next. the website is key to getting young tech-savvy people to sign up, young, healthy people are key to making the whole system work, chris and kate, because they offset the older less healthy who are more expensive to provide health care for. >> brianna, thank you so much. >>> a lot of news this morning. let's get to michaela for the headlines. >>> good morning to the two of you. a texas man under arrest after a shocking murder spree near dallas. police say charles brownlope killed five people in four locations, apparently burning one person to death. it's unclear if he has any motive. >>> two suspected members of al shabaab have been k
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be worthwhile. this is the healthcare.gov, and it's beautiful, looks especially good in our background here. and if you go to this, go to new york which is where i live, it says visit the new york state site and, boom, it works perfect. but there are plenty of states that it doesn't. and that's what we're talking about. for instance, if you live in mississippi, which is where my family lives, touch mississippi and then go to mississippi apply online, oh, boom-boom-boom boom. bob barker's coming back, by the way. we hope to have the technical difficulties resolved. in a hurry? you might be able to apply faster on our marketplace call center. to talk with one of our trained representatives about applying over the phone. the ceo of dynamic communications, the company that creates and upgrades all kinds of systems all over the interweb. did you build this one? >> i did not. wish i had the opportunity. >> where are we now? i mean, this is largely a political football. everybody knows that. but this doesn't work and that's big trouble. >> it is big trouble. and the issue is, it's the architecture
the president healthcare.gov was ready to go for the launch. laurie segall joining us, promising the consumers will have an easier time shopping online by then of november, a month ago. what chance those fixes will be done? >> reporter: well, they're saying it will be done. i got on the phone with a entrepreneur who said i'm not sure if they're going to be able to meet that deadline. but you know, for everyone's sake, let's hope they do. but what we're seeing here, guys, just how much was wrong with the website when it rolled out. i mean, clearly it's come out they didn't test it enough. i mean the complexity of the website shouldn't have been tested end to end in two weeks. silicon valley, where they know what they're doing with the website, kind of like this, they would have spent months testing this kind of thing. and also, what we're seeing is that, obama said about a week ago, he said the overwhelming traffic, it highlighted underwhelming problems. what we're seeing are the bug in the site. it's one thing after the next. really you see there were too many cooks in the kitchen here. >> tal
and this is "the five". >> millions of americans are o visiting healthcare.gov, which is great news. unfortunately, the site was only designed to handle six users at a time.er >> who would have guessed that saturday night live was so prophetic?t cbs evening news first reportedv last night, they were right on the mark.ophe >> the web site launched on tuesday. publicly, the government said there were 4.7 million unique visits in the first 24 hours. but at a meeting wednesday morning, the war room notes say six
. >>> despite the issues with the healthcare.gov website -- according to the new poll from the kizer family foundation, 55% of people surveyed now say they have enough information to understand. >>> edward snowden wants the u.s. to drop the charges against him. snowden has been charged with federal crimes for leaking classified u.s. documents. he released a letter asking for international help to persuade u.s. authorities to let him off the hook. snowden says he would like to testify before congress about the nsa surveillance programs. california senator dianne feinstein says he's already had his chance. >> he had an opportunity if what he was was a whistle blower to pick up the phone and call the house intelligence committee, the senate intelligence committee, and say look, i have information you ought to see. that didn't happen. >> the documents snowden has released about the nsa surveillance programs around the world have angered many u.s. allies. >>> a high-tech research firm said the information on spying could have an economic impact of $180 billion a year in lost income. reportedly t
president obama's health care program will be down. healthcare.gov will be offline from 9 o'clock eerp all the way until sunday morning at 9 o'clock. officials can sign up for insurance over the phone. >> thousands of red sox fans lined the streets of boston for a victory parade. the celebration was a third of its kind as boston won the series three times in the past 10 years. >> those are the headlines. i'll be back at 8 o'clock eastern. first, "fault line" collected all america's surveillance state is next. find us on line at aljazeera.com. have a good night. secrets are out. by now, most of the world has heard the name edward snowden. the former national security agency contractor who released thousands of classified documents about government surveillance in one of the most significant leaks in u.s. history. he's been charged with espionage and has been living in russia under temporary asylum. the american journalist at the center of the story lives in brazil. >> we've had to come to rio to speak to glenn greenwald. he hasn't returned to the united states since he broke the story about
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this week. >>> more problems for healthcare.gov this weekend. enrollment went down completely yesterday. the problems have angered many in congress. senator is calling for a one- year delay of the mandate that requires all americans have health insurance by march 31st of next year or pay a fine. >>> turning to sports, the world series heads into game five this evening. it's tied up at 2-2. the cardinals won on an obstruction call. game four ends with in a pick- off. the red sox win 4-2. we are told it's the first post season game in baseball history to end on a pick-off. >>> now to martinsville for the sprint cup race. that's gordon getting passed. gordon would hang on to win his first race of the season. ken finished second and is tied with jimmie johnson for the overall points lead. only three more races left in the season. >>> back to football for the ravens this sunday, taking on the browns up in cleveland. see this battle live at 4:15 right here on wjz-13. >> of course it was the bye week so everybody put football on the back burner. not everybody. it's all about fantasy leagues. b
're finding out exactly how many people were a able to sign up for health insurance on the troubled healthcare.gov web site. the first few days after it launched. in formal notes from a meeting show just 6 people successfully enrolled on the first day, october isst, and by the end of the -- 1st, and by the end of the second day, 248. the goal of the obama administration is to have an average of 39,000 people enroll every day for the next five months. a spokesperson for the health and human services department says the figures presented in the documents are unofficial. the agency has said its released the first official report on enrollment by mid november. >>> some disturbing new information about that castro valley nursing home scandal. today's chronicle is reporting at least one worker for the department of social services went to the facility days after most of the staff had left. but the report says the worker did nothing to end the chaos of valley springs manor. the staff abandoned 14 sick, elderly and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut down that nursing home. those
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. >> engineers have now -- well, they fixed a key part of the obama administration's healthcare web site that crashed over the weekend, according to the department of health and human services. coming after a spokeswoman says that an important data hub for verifying personal information failed last night and blocked people from accessing the site. folks ran into an error message, explaining the system was down. that spokeswoman blamed verizon. verizon operates the data center. this but the late nest a series of minimum glitches for the web site. lawmakers have been hammering the administration and the health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is set to testify before congress the day after tomorrow. ed henry is our main man at the white house and is live now. any response from the white house today? >> reporter: it's interesting. jay carney walked out and near the top of this daily briefing say all this has been fixed, verizon had it up and running by 7:00 a.m. this morning. but while the briefing was going on, i was checking social media, and various people were insisting th
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by cnn now shows the obama administration was warned that healthcare.gov was not ready to go live. it looks like one of the president's mantras if you like your health plan you can keep it may not be true for some 15 million americans. does the white house have a message problem or a lot more? joining me on the panele panel, start with chief national correspondent john king who is in washington. john, it is remarkable. this president time and time again said if you like the insurance you have, you can keep it. it will not change. it will not go away. now it seems like that is technically not true. not even technically not true, not true for some 15 million americans because the kind of insurance that they have, which is a very basic form of insurance, does not meet the new requirements under the affordable care act and therefore has to be replaced. >> and so, anderson, web site has been a political problem the administration says will go away and all will be fine. this is much more of a personal policy problem. back when the president was saying those things it was kind of like an
launch" of healthcare.gov. the congressman just talked to cnn about what kind of documents exactly he's seeking. >> we've had contractors give us proof that, in fact, briefings were made in a timely fashion that showed, some of them had been aired. showed that, in fact, they weren't ready. they knew they weren't ready. jay carney said the president was shown this website ahead of time as though it was ready. so, figuring out who inside the organization knew but failed to communicate is important, but, more importantly, because so many other areas including the risk of private information coming out in a website that isn't ready. we really need to ask those questions and see what's internally going on. >> here is the department's response to the susubpoena. since october 10th, the committee has made five separate requests for a wide-range of documents, their timeline was not feasible given the vast scope of their request. it goes on. we are disappointed that the committee believes a subpoena was necessary, however, it does not change our intent to continue to cooperate with them to pro
opposition over the botched rollout of healthcare about god and americans losing their cheaper insurance plans despite the president's promises. some democrats are calling to delay a key piece of obamacare and with that senate aides say chief of staff dennis mcdonald dean shoes of fixing healthcare.gov and marilyn catheter are meeting with senate democrats this afternoon. president obama continues defending his promise that americans can't keep their insurance. stuart: if you are getting one of these letters just shop around in the new marketplace. that is what it is for. because of the tax credit we are offering in the competition between insurers most people are going to be able to get better comprehensive health care plans for the same price or cheaper than projected. you are going to get a better deal. >> the law does discourage cheaper bare bones plant and create new minimum insurance standard leading to the cancellation of many of those plans. back to you. cheryl: thank you. adam: federal aviation administration announced today that airline passengers will soon be able to use elect
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's on the ballot this tuesday. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone with the flawed launch of healthcare.gov. so let me say directly to americans, you deserve better. i apologize. >> welcome to "the journal editorial report" i'm paul gigot. an apology from health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius who acknowledged before congress this week that the rollout of president obama's affordable care actdebacle. but despite the website woes and growing outrage over millions of dropped policies, president obama says it's full steam ahead. >> yes, this is hard. the health care system is a big system. and it's complicated. and if it was hard doing it just in one state, it's harder to do in all 50 states. we are just going to keep on working at it. we're going to grind it out. >> joining the panel this week, "wall street journal" assistant editorial page editor frams freeman. editorial board member joe rago and senior economics writer. what do we learn from kathleen sebelius' appearance this week? >> not very much. i think she indicated that the website and sort of the larger architectur
for the disastrous rollout of the healthcare.gov website. >> we assumed that it was up and ready to run. >> reporter: it wasn't. >> we apologize for that. >> reporter: in an interview with cnn's sister network, hln, biden also revealed that president obama had tried to log on. >> the president tried to get online and my daughter tried to get online. i did not, because it was clear that i wasn't getting online. but it really is inexcusable. >> reporter: it isn't just obama care that's plaguing the president. the 16-day government shutdown marred all washington politicians, even before that obama's handling of syria seemed bumbling and now he's under pressure over reports the government spies on allies. the president's second term priorities, chief among them overhauling the nation's immigration system, appear in jeopardy. >> he's got himself in a pickle here. it does not mean he can't get out of it but there is, to be talking about anything else now like we'll do immigration reform and this and that, i think it's pie in the sky. >> reporter: so can he recover? >> there's a question of competence goin
idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now. >> you have no numbers on who's enrolled? you have no idea. >> we'll have those numbers available mid november. >> white house war room notes seem to show exact enrollment numbers for the first two days were off to a slow start. the notes say by the end of the second day, only 248 people had actually enrolled nationwide. a staggering statistic, considering that the site had nearly 5 million unique visitors in the first 24 hours. the chairman of the oversight committee requested and released the war room notes. he is one of the republicans already calling for health and how many services secretary kathleen sebelius to be fired. >> she shouldn't be there. >> he is demanding numbers on enrollment numbers throughing a subpoena. in a statement, he said: >> secretary sebelius maintains the facts and physician aren't reli
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